Welcome to “WisBusiness: The Show,” a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues.
In the latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show, Bekki Yang of WorkShift, winner of the Business Services category in the 2023 Governor’s Business Plan Contest, talks about a system to connect “gig” workers and others to open shifts in the hospitality business.
The Show also previews the following events:
- Tech Council Innovation Network
Join us Sept. 14 at the UWM Innovation Center, Wauwatosa; Sept. 26, Sheraton Hotel, Madison; Sept. 28, WOMEN reception, Findorff HQ
- “AI opportunities for business”
The Tech Council is sponsoring an “InBusiness” event 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Oct. 4, at the Fluno Center in Madison. Hear from some leading AI experts!
- Road shows” on National Science Foundation water/energy grant
These will be held Aug. 31, Milwaukee; Sept. 7 Madison; Oct. 10 Racine and Oct. 18 in Rosemont, Ill. Check our website or https://thewatercouncil.com/events/
- SWIFT Entrepreneurs to offer insights on business formation, growth
Join advisors assembled by the Tech Council for a series of sessions to help entrepreneurs of all types learn more about the basics of launching, funding and growing a young business. Our workshops thus far: Osseo-Fairchild, Adams-Friendship, Superior. Next up: Mid-November in the Oneida Nation.
- Broadband bill supported
A bill that would help stretch Wisconsin’s share of the federal broadband money was backed by the Tech Council during an Aug. 17 hearing in the state Capitol. Read testimony here: https://wisconsintechnologycouncil.com/wisconsin-technology-council-senate-bill-266/
- Tech Council at annual TECNA event
Senior director Angela Schlobohm joined colleagues from 40-plus states and Canadian provinces at the recent Tech Councils of North America convention in Seattle, Wash.
Wisconsin Portfolio: Our latest report
Check this report online to learn about the full year of angel and venture capital deals in 2022, as well as feature stories and resources you can use.